Avocado,Citrus & Shrimp Salad

Avocado,citrus & Shrimp Salad Recipe

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I had a salad similar to this in the Bahamas and I came home and recreated it,it's as good as I had there!

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1/3 c cups lemon juice
1/3 c sugar
1 t. liquid hot sauce
2 garlic cloves,minced
2/3 c olive oil
1/2 t. cayenne pepper
bay leaves
1 1/2 lbs. small shrimp,peeled and deveined
3/4 c c red bell peppers,diced
3/4 c green onions, thinly sliced
1/3 c cilantro,chopped
2 oranges,cut in sections
1 grapefruit,cut in sections


1Whisk together lemon juice, sugar, hot sauce, garlic and 1 teaspoon salt. Whisk in oil; reserve.
Stir 2 tablespoons salt, cayenne pepper and bay leaves into 1-1/2 gallons water. Bring to a boil; simmer 5 minutes. Add the shrimp. Cook shrimp until just pink and opaque, about 1 minute. Spread on a sheet pan to cool. Chill.
Just before serving,toss shrimp with 1-3/4 cups reserved lemon dressing. Fold in bell pepper, onion and cilantro.

About Avocado,Citrus & Shrimp Salad

Course/Dish: Fruit Salads, Other Salads